Color also spelled as color may be described in terms of hue, lightness, and saturation. Color wheelThe color wheel image has 12 colors on the wheel that divides them into cold and warm colors. The color wheel shows 3 primary colors, 3 secondary colors, and 6 tertiary colors.The three primary colorsRedYellowBlueThese are the only colors that can be made by adding or mixing other colorsSecondary colorsGreenOrangeVioletThey are created each by combining two primary colorsRed + Blue= VioletYellow + Blue= GreenTertiary colorsThey are found between the primary and secondary colors. They are distinct hues and not just shades or tints of the primary and secondary colors.Tint, Hue, Tone, and shade are used interchangeably but they have distinctly different meaningsHuesThey refer to the origin of colors we see. Primary and secondary colors are considered hues.ToneThis refers to any hue or mixture of pure colors to which only pure gray is added( equal amounts of black and white is added)TintTint refers to any hue or mixture of pure colors to which white is added. Pastel colors are generally tinted colorsShadeShade is a hue or mixture of pure colors to which the only black is added. It contains no white or gray.

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